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Cain at Gettysburg

By Ralph Peters, 1952-

Winner of the American Library Association's W. Y. Boyd Award for Excellence in Military Fiction

Two mighty armies blunder toward each other, one led by confident, beloved Robert E. Lee and the other by dour George Meade. They’ll meet in a Pennsylvania crossroads town where no one planned to fight.

In this sweeping, savagely realistic novel, the greatest battle ever fought on American soil explodes into life at Gettysburg. As generals squabble, staffs err. Tragedy unfolds for immigrants in blue and barefoot Rebels alike. The fate of our nation will be decided in a few square miles of fields.

Following a tough Confederate sergeant from the Blue Ridge, a bitter Irish survivor of the Great Famine, a German political refugee, and gun crews in blue and gray, Cain at Gettysburg is as grand in scale as its depictions of combat are unflinching.

For three days, battle rages. Through it all, James Longstreet is haunted by a vision of war that leads to a fateful feud with Robert E. Lee. Scheming Dan Sickles nearly destroys his own army. Gallant John Reynolds and obstreperous Win Hancock, fiery William Barksdale and dashing James Johnston Pettigrew, gallop toward their fates….

There are no marble statues on this battlefield, only men of flesh and blood, imperfect and courageous. From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. Army officer Ralph Peters, Cain at Gettysburg is bound to become a classic of men at war.

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2012

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9780765330475


Format: Book
Author: Peters, Ralph, 1952-
Title: Cain at Gettysburg / Ralph Peters.
Publisher Date: New York : Forge, 2012.
Subject: Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780765330475
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: F Peters
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Bib Id: 383473

Format: Book
Author: Peters, Ralph, 1952-
Title: Cain at Gettysburg / Ralph Peters.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Forge, 2012.
Description: 429 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Fiction
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
LCCN: 2011024970
ISBN: 9780765330475
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Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: F Peters